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  • Recording Title

    The roar of Hammer Rapids (Waltz)

  • Other Title(s)

    • Hamarforsens brus (Vals) (Parallel (translated) title)
    • Hammerfossens dur (Vals) (Parallel (translated) title)
    • Hammer vandfaldets brusen (Vals) (Parallel (translated) title)
    • Hammer kosken pauhu (Valssi) (Parallel (translated) title)
  • Accordion

    Ottar Agre

  • Violin

    Oscar Johnson

  • Genre(s)

    Ethnic music

  • Marketing Genre(s)

    Swedish; Norwegian; Danish; Finnish

  • Category


  • Description

    Accordion and violin duet, with piano

  • Label Name/Number

    Victor 77518

  • Matrix Number/Take Number


  • Recording Date


  • Place of Recording

    New York, New York

  • Size


  • Duration


  • Notes

    Victor ledgers describe this as an accordion solo with viola and piano.

  • Rights & Access

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    Source of original recording: Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara. Inclusion of the recording in the National Jukebox, courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment.


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